Derry Half Marathon

Saturday 13 Sept 2008


The club had a good representation at the Derry/Waterside Half Marathon on a glorious Saturday afternoon last and with top prizes and personnel bests the order of the day. 


Paul Ward was first club athlete in a great 17th place overall in 78.40, taking third place in his category.  Next up and with a super run was Philomena Gallagher clocking 95.44 for second place in her category.  Chasing Philomena all the way to the line was Sean Cassidy with a PB of 96.47.


Triathletes Niall Clancy and Canice Nicholas watched each other all the way to the line with Niall shading it with 1.47.38 from Canice in 1.47.53, recording two more PB's.  Ann and Paddy Donoghue were next up with Ann recording a PB by some three minutes with 1.53.45. Bernadette McNeely with another PB in 1.55.03 took a superb second place in her category while Eileen Ward also recorded a super PB in 2.01 with a good run.


Paul Ward (Tír Chonaill AC)


Philomena Gallagher (Tír Chonaill AC) leading this group


Niall Clancy [76] & Canice Nicholas [516] head to head


Canice Nicholas (Tír Chonaill AC)


Eileen Ward [493] Tír Chonaill AC

Eileen Ward [493] Tír Chonaill AC


Bernie McNeely [510] Tír Chonaill AC


Ann Donoghue [227] & Paddy Donoghue [514], Tír Chonaill AC


Bernie McNeely (Tír Chonaill AC)